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PICTURES 2017


Dec. 2017: Blitz in the back room.


11/21/2017: Coach Joe Bihlmeyer in action for the club's training program.


10/17/2017: NBCC's First-Ever Movie Night: Featured Movie: "Queen of Katwe"


8/27/2017: Chefs Mario and Joyce at the Summer Open.


8/27/2017: 2017 NBCC Summer Open in Wickham Park.


1/3/2017 2017 "What are the Odds" event.
Beginning players play with 9 minutes versus 1 minute for our senior players.

FIDE Master Nelson Castaneda Wins 2018 NBCC Championship - 10th title

Professor Nelson Castaneda earned the club championship title in 2018, his first since 2013 and tenth overall.
Master Nelson ranks second overall in classical time control tournament wins or ties for first place in our club.

USCF NM Dennis Prawira Wins 2017 Oktoberfest Open and Earns Historic Achievement


Dennis' solo win in the 2017 Oktoberfest Open Chess Championship, along with his solo wins in the Arkadijs Strazdins Cup and the NBCC Championship in 2017, now makes Master Prawira only the fifth person in club history to have won or tied for first place in three or more classical time-controlled events in the same year. The only other persons to have attained this distinction were:
Arkadijs Strazdins (last time accomplished was in 1973)
James Bolton (last accomplished was in 1996)
FM Richard Bauer (last time accomplished was in 1999)
FM Nelson Castaneda (last time accomplished was in 2013)

USCF NM Edward McHugh Wins 2017 Connecticut State Chess Championship


CT State Chess Championship Crosstable
CT State School Team Chess Championship